Winning $425M Powerball Ticket Sold in Calif.; $1.4M Ticket Sold in El Segundo
A winning ticket for Wednesday night’s whopping $425 million Powerball jackpot was purchased in Northern California, while a ticket for a $1.4 million win was bought in El Segundo, state lottery officials announced.
The top-winning ticket was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron located in the 1500 block of California Circle in Milpitas, according to a news release from the California State Lottery.
The jackpot was set to be the largest ever awarded in California, and the sixth-largest in U.S. history, according to lotto officials.
As of Thursday, the person holding the winning ticket had not stepped forward to claim the prize, the release stated.
The winning numbers in the drawing were 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and the Powerball 34.
The odds of landing all five numbers plus the Powerball are estimated at one in 175 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.
Two other tickets sold in the state were for prizes worth more than $1.4 million. One of the tickets was sold in Modesto, while the other was sold at a 7-Eleven located at 2161 El Segundo Blvd. in El Segundo.
In addition to California, 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands participate in the Powerball game.
Correction: An earlier version of this story gave the incorrect winnings for the ticket sold in El Segundo. The article has been updated.